Istituto Di Cultura - Sydney

Escape from Pompeii - The untold Roman rescue Australian National Maritime Museum, 31 March - 30 August 2017

Events

Escape from Pompeii
Escape from Pompeii Friday, March 31, 2017 → Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The untold Roman rescue International exhibition featuring 2,000 year old artefacts from Pompeii, Sicily, Naples and Rome In 79 AD Mount Vesuvius erupted, spewing huge waves of volcanic ash and debris over the thickly populated Bay of Naples. The eruption was noticed at the Roman Naval base at Misenum, and in response...

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La ballata delle balàte (The ballad of the ‘balàte’)
La ballata delle balàte (The ballad of the ‘balàte’)Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Written, directed and interpreted by Vincenzo Pirrotta Original music by Giovanni Parrinello performed live by Dario Sulis After the success of Terramatta, based on the autobiography of Sicilian migrant Vincenzo Rabito and presented in Australia by the Teatro Stabile di Catania at the end of 2015, and in which he played...

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La ballata delle balàte - The day before
La ballata delle balàte - The day beforeThursday, April 06, 2017

Written, directed and interpreted by Vincenzo Pirrotta Original music by Giovanni Parrinello performed live by Dario Sulis The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to invite its members and friends to an exceptional evening featuring Vincenzo Pirrotta, who will present his play La ballata delle balàte at the ...

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La ballata delle balàte (The ballad of the ‘balàte’)
La ballata delle balàte (The ballad of the ‘balàte’)Friday, April 07, 2017 → Saturday, April 08, 2017

Written, directed and interpreted by Vincenzo Pirrotta Original music by Giovanni Parrinello performed live by Dario Sulis After the success of Terramatta, based on the autobiography of Sicilian migrant Vincenzo Rabito and presented in Australia by the Teatro Stabile di Catania at the end of 2015, and in which he played...

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Tradurre è un bacio - The “Kiss” Of Translation
Tradurre è un bacio - The “Kiss” Of Translation Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A creative conversation on poetry and translation with Nicola Gardini Nicola Gardini will share his experience of translating into Italian the poetry of, among others, W.H. Auden, Ted Hughes and Emily Dickinson, to illuminate the nature of translation as a poetic process. Nicola Gardini is the author of numerous books:...

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Nicola Gardini in Sydney
Nicola Gardini in SydneyWednesday, April 12, 2017

Tradurre è un bacio - The "Kiss" of Translation Nicola Gardini (Oxford University) in conversation with Marco Sonzogni (Victoria University of Wellington) Nicola Gardini will share his experience of translating into Italian the poetry of, among others, W.H. Auden, Ted Hughes and Emily Dickinson, to illuminate the ...

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Oi Dipnoi: Bastrika
Oi Dipnoi: BastrikaThursday, April 20, 2017

Sicilian ethno-folk group in tour in Australia Oi Dipnoi was born with the aim of revitalizing the new Italian folk through the use of traditional southern Italian instruments such as bagpipes and diatonic accordion. The project was launched by three Italian musicians who had been active on the international stage for...

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Leo Gullotta, reading Sicily
Leo Gullotta, reading SicilyThursday, April 27, 2017

Readings on Sicilian myths and writings Written by Fabio Grossi and interpreted by Leo Gullotta Original music by Germano Mazzocchetti Leo Gullotta, reading Sicily is a performance for solo voice based on Sicilian ancient and modern poetry and prose. By drawing its inspiration from the archaic image of Mother Earth (&ldquo...

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La vera leggenda di Tony Vilar (The True Legend of Tony Vilar)
La vera leggenda di Tony Vilar (The True Legend of Tony Vilar)Thursday, May 04, 2017

Cycle of Italian Contemporary Cinema The Italian Cultural Institute, after the success of the previous movie cycles Masters of Neorealism: Roberto Rossellini and Vittorio De Sica in 2015 and Marcello Mastroianni: Lover and Legend in 2016, is pleased to present a new cycle dedicated to Contemporary Italian Cinema. Once...

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STABAT MATER by G. Rossini
STABAT MATER by G. RossiniSaturday, May 06, 2017 → Sunday, May 07, 2017

Presented by the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Stabat Mater is a Catholic hymn to Mary, which originated in the 13th century during the peak of Franciscan devotion to the crucified Jesus, and has been attributed to Pope Innocent III (d. 1216), St. Bonaventure, or more commonly, Jacopone da Todi (1230-1306), who is considered...

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